Thymelaeaceae Dirca palustris L.

Eastern Leatherwood

Menominee - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 54

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Scientific name: Dirca palustris L.
USDA symbol: DIPA9 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Leatherwood
Family: Thymelaeaceae
Family (APG): Thymelaeaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion of root taken as a diuretic for kidney troubles.

RECRD: 85136 id: 12619